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BBCWatch with Mother - Bill and Ben: The Flowerpot Men (The Potato Man) (1953)

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Bill and Ben: The Flowerpot Men - The Potato Man
British show for young children first shown as part of the ‘Watch with Mother’ strand. First transmitted on the BBC on the 4th October 1953.
Flowerpot Men voices by Peter Hawkins (Peter Hawkins also provided some of the Daleks 'voices' on Doctor Who in the 1960's)

In the Public Domain under the UK 50 year broadcast copyright laws.



This movie is part of the collection: Classic TV

Producer: BBC
Audio/Visual: sound, Black and White
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Children; BBC; Watch with Mother; 1950’s; The Flowerpot Men;

Creative Commons license: Public Domain


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Reviewer: rasputin2 - 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars - November 2, 2012
Subject: accent.
This lady has the kind of posh upper-class accent--- Received Pronunciation---- that not too many English people use daily anymore.
Reviewer: Meatpies - 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars - November 10, 2008
Subject: I agree
This was very cute and simple.

I wish kids could enjoy cute and simple again.
Reviewer: Classic_TV_and_Radio_Fan - 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars - November 9, 2008
Subject: Very cute!
I watched this yesterday and it was very cute. I was born in 1990 but this kinda show is timeless. Indeed, anyone born before 1992 will love seeing a show from before TV got disgustingly "politically correct". The modern BBC could learn a lot from these old gems.

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